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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (35 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Sarasota, and Indigenous has a reputation as one of the best, most memorable restaurants in town. Not in our experience tonight despite what the chef/owner and staff arrogantly claim. My partner and I each ordered a swordfish special with cornbread on top....More

Thank AGDComm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was amazing, quaint restaurant in downtown Sarasota , wonderful service will definitely come back again.

Thank dotdotgriffin
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The service is great, it seems that they take seriously their ingredients and they have many options to order wine by the glass.

Thank ivansaul2018
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

A new set of categories, like “6” or (say) higher should pertain OK, let’s make this easy on my banging this out. Just plug in “excellent,” everywhere. Soup. (Get it, like in order it) Cream of mushroom. Just do it. Entree? Oriented towards piscine, big...More

1  Thank WarehamPunter
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Lacking meat options sadly. Only meat dish a burger. 2 ofour companions chose it even though, because they only use 2 small patties, it can only be served grey to well dome. Fish of that day thoroughly over cooked. ‘Famous’ duck oil fried potatoes partially...More

Thank TrevorGillott
86LIST, Regular guest at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

It's a seafood restaurant.

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Indigenous is one of our favorite restaurants in Sarasota and we often arrive without a reservation and either wait for a table or seat at the bar. Last evening we arrived at 8;45 (Saturday evening) there were a few empty tables and the rude hostess...More

Thank Dezignlyn54
86LIST, Owner at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you were spoken to rudely. We take pride in out service first. If you have dined with us before you hopefully are aware of that. This incident will not go under the bridge and we will address immediately....More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we’ve been to Indigenous and the experience is always fantastic. Reserve a seat outside. It’s the best place to be. The menu always has delicious food. Everyone loved their meal. My salad and cauliflower chilli was outstanding. Oh yum! Will...More

Thank WTA
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We ate at Indigenous twice in one week. The complimentary thyme/gruyere crackers are awesome. My favorite appetizers include the pork belly and the everglades fish bake. For main courses I have always been pleased with the Hook To Fork and Plentiful but Bountiful fish options....More

Thank OperaBuff100
Reviewed 20 March 2018

mr owner ,we were going to go to your place for dinner there but they had no tables our lack of not making reservations our fault , so as we were leaving we were happy they found a seat at the bar last min,that was...More

4  Thank john j
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

On the face of it this is an unpretentious restaurant to the extent that the sign outside it is to all intents and purposes illegible. We drove past it because from the outside it just looked like an ordinary house on the corner of the...More

Thank Dilemo
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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Focusing on sustainable seafood and local farms in a beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottage, with an amazing outdoor seating area. James Beard Best Chef South Semi Finalist Steve Phelps and his team are focused on creating a better food system.
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